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Billy Beane TTM Success

Signing 2/2 in 13 days, Mr. Moneyball, Billy Beane.

Pitching Into the Crazy Calgary Wind

Michael Lewis, Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game (2003)

As this is a book about baseball — or perhaps I should say a book about exploiting inefficiencies in the market that takes place in the world of baseball — there are a number of passing references to Canada, and particularly to the Toronto Blue Jays, that aren’t of much interest. 399 more words

Obscurity

Cruijffonomics #2

Season 1 is finished and I’m sure you’re all eager to find out how I did. As with the Moneyball series, I will be doing a kit for every new season with a sponsor from the town (I’m saving Baxi and Bae Systems for later.) Much like Matalan, I aimed to buy a lot for cheap prices hoping to look good. 625 more words

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Cruijjfonomics #1

We often cling to familiarity and fear change. For the life of me, I cannot get stuck into a Football Manager save past a season. My longest serving one is currently in its second season with a custom Swiss league I made myself. 693 more words

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MoneyBall at Leicester City

In 2002 The Oakland Athletics, a major league baseball franchise on the lower end of the financial spectrum, surpassed expectations to the extent that a book (MoneyBall: The art of winning an unfair game) and a film (MoneyBall) was produced in light of their endeavours. 544 more words

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Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game

Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game

“This wonderfully created, training-packed guide justifies a spot of a unique within the Football Area of Popularity.” —Forbes… 33 more words

Friday's Creator Corner: Aaron Sorkin, Playwright, Producer, Screenwriter

Each Friday I feature a Creative Artist on Friday’s Creator Corner. Creativity is the art of making something out of nothing. I leave the post up for a week, then replace it with another post. 49 more words

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